Signal Hill, CA, August 30, 2005 --(PR.com
)-- Playing poker online just doesn't have the same feel. You can't click those chips on the green felt. But that's about to change. An innovative pair of entrepreneurs are bringing to market PokerPadz, the first green felt, poker table-shaped mouse pad. Made just large enough to hold a couple of stacks of chips, it lets online palyers recreate the feel of playing live action while clcking their mouse and their chips. It's a "must-have" for online poker players.
But you don't have to be an online poker player to enjoy a Pokerpadz Mouse Pad. It's great for use with any computer in the office, the dorm or the family den. Poker players of all ages will love to display the miniature poker table as a show of loyalty and love for poker, considered "America's favorite card game," just as they might sport a NASCAR mouse pad to demonstrate devotion.
Made fromt he same materials used on casino poker tables around the world, PokerPadz, feature a 8"x14" felt covering a soft foam pad, edged by a vynyl bumper in the oval shape of a poker table. Especially for the online player, the mouse pad gives the sensation of beign right there in the action of the casino, including the sound of clicking poker chips while playing-1,840,000 million people were playing poker online as of May 2005.
"Pokerpadz" allows the online player to shuffle, stack, roll and even bounce their poker chips while deciding it 'count chip69' is bluffing or really does have the nets," says Kevin King, of K & K Novelties, LLC. "Pokerpadz Mouse Pad helps online players new to live action gear up for a real casino tournament. Practicing those chip tricks at home will let everyone at the table think you have been at the live games your whole life."
Conceived by two avid poker players - Kevin King, an Art Director for the World Poker Tour, and Kristin Cranford, Marketing Manager for PokerStars and formerly a Production Manager for the WPT- PokerPadz is a patented product that can also be individualized on behalf of companies who wish to give it away for promotional purposes. Corporations and casinos can have their logos, slogans or event advertisments printed on the surface. PokerPadz are completely customizable.
"We've already gotten tremendous interest in the promotional logo'd version of PokerPadz by companies inside and outside of poker. The PokerPadz Mouse Pas is the perfect compliment to the online poker industry, as well as to computer wizards across the world," said Cranford. For more information on customized PokerPadz, call 562.597.1608 or email email@example.com.
Pokerpadz has also gotten rave reviews from the biggest pros in the game, including a list of World Series bracelet winners:
Chris Moneymaker: "That's really cool, where can I get one of those?"
Greg Raymer: "...Send me one."
Daniel Negreanu, shuffling chips, "Love It. Way cool..."
Chris Bigler: "Very clever!"
Mark Seif: "Very cool!"
PokerPadz retail for $24.99 and can be purchased online at www.pokerpadz.com. They will soon also be available in retail stores.
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